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Installing cPanel On Your Server

Posted by Allison on 20 09 2017.

cPanel’s rich set of features makes it an essential management tool for the modern business. Online security, email management and complete website management make running your business quick and easy through cPane;ls’ online interface.

 

Follow our guidelines below to have cPanel up and running on your server in no time, or contact us with any questions you may have about the process.

 

Before You Start

Before you start to install cPanel on your server, make sure the server and its operating system is compatible with the minimum requirements. The operating system must be configured properly before you start. It is recommend that cPanel and WHM are installed on a newly installed operating system.

 

If you’re looking for the compete set of system requirements to run cPanel, please click here.

 

Access Your Server

You will need physical or remote server access for the installation, as well as a cPanel license.

If you are connecting via SSH remote control,…

cPanel’s rich set of features makes it an essential management tool for the modern business. Online security, email management and complete website management make running your business quick and easy through cPane;ls’ online interface.

 

Follow our guidelines below to have cPanel up and running on your server in no time, or contact us with any questions you may have about the process.

 

Before You Start

Before you start to install cPanel on your server, make sure the server and its operating system is compatible with the minimum requirements. The operating system must be configured properly before you start. It is recommend that cPanel and WHM are installed on a newly installed operating system.

 

If you’re looking for the compete set of system requirements to run cPanel, please click here.

 

Access Your Server

You will need physical or remote server access for the installation, as well as a cPanel license.

If you are connecting via SSH remote control, open a command line and type ssh root@IP, where you replace IP with your server’s IP address, and type in the root server password.

If you are using a PC to connect to your server, you will need to use PuTTY, which you can download t=from the PuTTY site. Open the PuTTY client and enter your server IP address into the Sessions menu. Select the SSH button and ‘Open’ it. Now enter your server’s root password.

 

Get your cPanel License

Once you have purchased your cPanel license, you’ll need to install it by running some commands.

the cd /home command will open your home directory

the wget – N http:httpupdate.cpanel.net/latest command will download the most up to date cPanel files from cPanel’s server

The /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt command will activate your cPanel license.

 

If installing cPanel on a Linux Server

If you need to install cPanel on a dedicated Linux server open your web browser and enter https://IP:2087 where you replace IP with the server’s IP address. then type the username and password and select ‘log in’.

 

Customize Your Installation

cPanel’s core package includes plenty of features, but you can enhance your experience with a number of add-ons that have been designed to provide greater functionality, automation and ease of use.

 

Our range of add-ons includes Auto installers like Softaculous, Fantastico and Installatron to make installing new software a breeze.

RVSkim, WHMSonic, WHMXtra and CloudLinux deliver additional cPanel features, while MycPadmin, Server Monitoring and KernelCare provide you with additional server administration tools to make things easier for you.

 

To take advantage of cPanel’s rich and user-friendly features click here.

If you need more detail or assistance with cPanel click here to get help.